Twitter Publish: This Week in Social Media

social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

Twitter Introduces Publishing and Storytelling Tools: Twitter announced a new ecosystem of publishing and storytelling tools that “easily turn unique Twitter content into great stories that attract, engage, and retain an audience.” Users now have a new way to display embedded tweets, and can access the Collections API that “turns multiple Tweets into a single story with a single Collection ID.”

twitter rich new responsive grid display

“This new Twitter for Websites display option gives users an engaging, immersive experience highlighting multiple Tweets at once, with images and video displayed edge-to-edge.”



44 Useful Mobile Apps for Social Media Marketers

social media toolsAre you spending more time each day using your smartphone or iPad? Looking for some cool apps to simplify your work and life?

According to a recent study by Flurry, consumers spent 81 minutes per day using mobile apps, compared to 74 minutes of web surfing. Here’s where it gets even more interesting. Social networking is one of two categories that dominate mobile app usage with 32% and games are responsible for 47%.

In Search of Apps

As a social media marketer, you’ll likely want to find apps that will help you keep up with social networking and stay productive while on the go. Many of us hear about apps from friends and colleagues, from articles we read, from searching around on Apple’s App Store to see what’s new and through dedicated search engines such as Chomp.



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